Monthly Archives: October 2016

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #5>>

Typhoon HAIMA (T1622/25W/LawinPH) is showing signs of weakening… The storm is located east of Palanan Bay… or about 140 km east-southeast of Tuguegarao… moving west-northwest in the direction of the Cagayan Valley… HAIMA is still a destructive Typhoon… with maximum sustained … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #4>>

Typhoon HAIMA (T1622/25W/LawinPH) is centred at about 270 km east-southeast of Tuguegarao… The cyclone is moving west-northwest in the direction of the Cagayan Valley… HAIMA is a destructive Typhoon with maximum sustained wind speed of about 220 km/h (120 kts) … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #2>>

Typhoon HAIMA (T1622/25W/LawinPH) is centred at about 1100 km east-southeast of Tuguegarao… The cyclone is moving west-northwest in the general direction of the Cagayan Valley… HAIMA is a destructive Typhoon with maximum sustained wind speed of about 185 km/h (100 … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #1>>

Typhoon HAIMA (T1622/25W/LawinPH) is centred at about 1560 km east-southeast of Tuguegarao… The cyclone is moving west-northwest over the Philippine Sea… in the general direction of northern Luzon… HAIMA is a dangerous Typhoon… A small but ragged eye… which is … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #4>>

Severe Tropical Storm SARIKA (T1621/KarenPH) is now a Typhoon… The centre of storm is found just north-northeast of Catanduanes… A cloud-filled eye is now observed on VIS imagery… Virac radar reveals SARIKA’s tightly curved inner rainbands… The maximum sustained wind speed near … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #3>>

Severe Tropical Storm SARIKA (T1621/KarenPH) is moving west slowly… edging closer to Catanduanes… The CDO of SARIKA expanded and deepened noticeably in the past 3 hours… Outer rainbands are already affecting parts of Samar and Catanduanes… Obviously SARIKA is intensifying… The … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #2>>

Tropical Storm SARIKA (T1621/KarenPH) has further strengthened into a Severe Tropical Storm… The circulation centre of SARIKA is found on the eastern portion of the CDO located northeast of Samar Island… Formative spiral bands are developing on the northwest quadrant of SARIKA… The storm appears not … Continue reading

<<Special Information for the Philippines - #1>>

Tropical Depression 24W intensified into Tropical Storm SARIKA (T1621/KarenPH) in the evening… Animated IR shows new bursts of convection developing around a defined circulation centre… Formative spiral bands can be found on the northwest quadrant of SARIKA… An upper level … Continue reading